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fifth army in March 1918.

Sparrow, Walter Shaw

fifth army in March 1918.

by Sparrow, Walter Shaw

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Published by John Lane, John Lane company in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. Army. Fifth army, 1915-1918.,
  • Somme, 2nd Battle of the, France, 1918.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy W. Shaw Sparrow. With an introduction by General Sir Hubert Gough, and nineteen maps by the author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD546.5 5th .S7
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 333 p.
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6634173M
    LC Control Number21007715
    OCLC/WorldCa2017543

    Get print book. No eBook available Command Company continued Corps zone crossing defenses drive east Eighth Army elements enemy forces Field Artillery Battalion Fifth Army front German Grenadier Division Grenadier Regiment guns Headquarters and Headquarters Highway 64 Highway 9 hills Howitzer Fifth Army History, Volume 9 Fifth Army. – The Fifth Army in March (John Lane ) - Good coverage of the Fifth Army sectors on 21 st March, with some good maps. Shaw Sparrow was a Gough apologist, and Gough wrote a terse forward to the book.

    The second battle of the Somme, 21 March-4 April , was the first of General Ludendorff’s five great offensives launched during the spring and summer of At the start of Ludendorff realised that he had a short period of time in which to win the war – the collapse of Russia gave the Germans a temporary numerical advantage on the Western Front, but millions of American soldiers. The Fifth Army in March by Walter Shaw Sparrow The Decline and Fall of Napoleon by Garnet Wolseley Moltke's Military Correspondence, Published by the Prussian General Staff Department for Military History; First Section, the War to the Battle of Sedan by Helmuth Graf von Moltke.

    MA 2 CHAPTER II. THE SECOND BATTLE OF THE SOMME (Attack upon the Seventeenth and Sixth Corps) 9 CHAPTER III. THE SECOND BATTLE OF THE SOMME (Attack on the Fourth and Fifth Corps) 27 CHAPTER IV. THE SECOND BATTLE OF THE SOMME (Attack upon the Fifth Army. March 21) 44 CHAPTER V. THE SECOND BATTLE OF THE SOMME (Retreat.   For the BEF the best sources on the capabilities and intentions of the German Army were captured prisoners and documents. In early these gave a reasonably good picture of where the Germans were planning to assault Allied lines, although the extent of the blow that ultimately fell on Fifth Army in March was harder to : James E. Kitchen.


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0, who commanded the South Africans, died of enteric fever last October, while big game shooting in East Africa. There was not a nobler actor in the great drama of March, /5(16). Buy The Fifth Army in March by Sparrow, W.

Shaw (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(16). Page - March 21 the troops of the Fifth and Third Armies had the glory of sustaining the first and heaviest blow of the German offensive. Though assailed by a concentration of hostile forces which the enemy might well have considered overwhelming, they held up the German attack at all points for the greater part of two days, thereby rendering a service to their country and to the Allied.

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The fifth army in March [Walter Shaw Sparrow]. The fifth army in March by Sparrow, Walter Shaw, Publication date Topics Great Britain. Army.

Army, 5th,Somme, 2nd Battle of the, France, Publisher London: John Lane; New York, John Lane company Collection cdl; americana Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor University of California LibrariesPages:   The British Fifth Army March A 'Moral Collapse'. G'Day Forum Members Inin his landmark book, "The Face of Battle", British historian John Keegan, in his summary of the Battle of the Somme, examined the state of morale of the armies on.

THE FIFTH ARMY In March [W, S. Sparrow] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Illustrated with 19 maps. On March 21st,Ludendorff launched the massive offensive that had been feared by the Allies for some time. The target for their attack was the Fifth Army commanded by General Sir Hubert Gough; weak in numbers and even weaker in the lack of entrenchments and fortifications in the front line which they had only just taken over from French divisions.

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This detailed account of the German attack on the British Fifth Army on 21st March is sympathetic to its commander, General Gough, and sets out to defend the Fifth Army and demonstrate the extent of its achievement.

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The Fifth Army was a field army of the British Army during World War I that formed part of the British Expeditionary Force that fought on the Western Front between and History. The Fifth Army was created on 30 October by renaming of General Sir Hubert Gough's British Reserve Army.

It participated in the Battle of the Ancre, which became the final British effort in the Battle. On 22 Maythe Reserve Corps Headquarters under Lieutenant-General Sir Hubert Gough became the Reserve Army, which was then renamed Fifth Army on 30 October Seriously damaged by the great German assault in late Marchit was renamed Fourth Army on 2 Apriland its HQ became HQ Reserve Army once again.

British Fifth Army, 11 th November v Aug Dr. Graham Watson. General Sir William Birdwood. Fifth Army occupied an 11 mile front from Lessines to a position 4 miles east of Ath.

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On 13 March the units under Fourth Army were placed under command of the reconstituted Second Army and four days later what had been Fourth Army was renamed as Second Army. 22 March Querrieu; 25 March Picquigny-sur-Somme; 27 March Abbeville. Next day, Fourth Army took over command of Fifth Army.THE FIFTH ARMY IN MARcg,By W.

SÃAW SPARROW. With an Introduc- tion by GENERAL SIR HVBERT GOVGE. (John Lane. 21s. net.) Thig is an interesting and, if carefully read, valuable book ; but it is not a book that can be skimmed except at the risk of missing the best parts. Mr. Sparrow writes cleverly, but he has not the gift of bringing.German Spring Offensive On 21 Marchsome 6, German guns and 3, heavy mortars opened up a terrifying five-hour barrage against the British Third and Fifth Armies on the Western Front.

These armies were positioned to the left of the French front stretching for 70 miles from the Somme sector northwards to Flanders.